Imagine if your child came home one day and said “I’m quitting school to play poker.”
What would you say?
The self-help book parents would hug them, wish them all the best and swallow the vomit.
The rest would kick them out and tell them not to come back until they’ve learned that the only successful people in the world are surgeons, concert pianists, and coke dealers.
It’s a card game, man. It’s not real life. You can’t make a living playing poker .
But what is happening to that brain of yours when you play this game so many times you see aces, kings and queens in your sleep?
Are you getting smarter? Is your brain chemistry being permanently altered? I don’t know. I’m not a doctor. But Stephen Simpson is.
Click below to read Lee Davy’s brilliant article. His conclusions are not just about poker. They apply to all areas of life, and are worthy of your consideration. Lee is a professional poker player, talented writer, and has a lot of other skills too.